The World Ahead 2023 – 60 second summary

Welcome to The World Ahead 2023, our guide to the coming year. Our correspondents and outside experts consider the interlocking challenges facing the world: the war in Ukraine, high food and fuel prices, the fight against inflation, the transition to renewable energy, and China’s uncertain post-pandemic path. You can also watch a 60-second summary opposite. This page groups together articles by theme, or you might prefer a complete contents list. If you are not already a subscriber to The Economist you can unlock some of our content by registering.